7th Grade

First, complete an online assessment with your student. Not sure which one to take? Select the subject your student needs the most help in:

Note: If you and your student complete the paper version: ELA assessment or paper version: Math assessment, please submit your student’s answers in the online versions above in order receive an email identifying the gaps in your student’s learning. Please do this before moving on to the next step.

Next, match the questions your student answered incorrectly on the assessment with resources below. (Click here to jump to Math.)

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ELA

Question 1: “You can _____ bake the pie _____ the bread.” (Use correlative conjunctions (e.g., either/or, neither/nor). [L.5.1.E])

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Question 2: “This mistake occurs all the time, _____ it does not have to happen.” (Explain the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections in general and their function in particular sentences. [L.5.1.A])

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Question 3: What is Elijah’s main problem in the story? (Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text. [RL.5.2])

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Question 4: How does Elijah begin to solve his problem? (By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently. [RL.5.10])

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Question 5: When the music box plays again, it is a symbol of: (Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes. [RL.5.4])

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Questions 6, 7: Lauren told Valerie and (I, me) that she’s going to the market. / After getting into a terrible argument (she, her) and (he, him) finally reconciled. (Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (subjective, objective, possessive); Use intensive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves). [L.6.1.A; L.6.1.B])

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Question 8: The critic characterized the book this way. It was boring and monotonous. (Use punctuation (commas, parentheses, dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements. [L.6.2.A])

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Question 9: The teacher asked Russel to elaborate on his reasoning because she thinks it’s vague and unclear. (Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase; Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings. [L.6.4.A & R.I.6.4])

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Question 10: The word “optimism” is made up of the prefix opti-, which means best, and the suffix -ism, which means belief or attitude. From this information, what does optimism mean? (Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible). [L.6.4.B])

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Question 11: Which sentence has a dangling modifier? (Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers. [L.7.1.C])

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Questions 12, 13, 14, 15: Why are the words “drop” and “cover” capitalized? Choose the best answer below. / Why are there quotation marks around the word, feel, and the phrase, listen to? Choose the best answer. / In what ways are the articles different? Choose the best answer below. / In what ways are the articles similar? Choose the best answer below. (Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone; Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts; Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words). [R.I.7.4; R.I.7.9; R.I.7.7])

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Finally, complete a ELA post-assessment with your student to track your student’s progress!

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Math

Question 1: What is 6050.287 rounded to the nearest tenth? (Use place value understanding to round decimals to any place. [5.NBT.A.4])

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Question 2: At a school, there are 704 desks to place into 22 classrooms. If the same number of desks is placed in each classroom, how many desks will be in each room? (Find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models. [5.NBT.B.6])

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Question 3: Which expression represents the product of n and 25? (Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them. For example, express the calculation “add 8 and 7, then multiply by 2” as 2 × (8 + 7). Recognize that 3 × (18932 + 921) is three times as large as 18932 + 921, without having to calculate the indicated sum or product. [5.OA.A.2])

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Questions 4, 5: What value for z makes this equation true? 8X37= (8X30) + (8Xz) / If s=4, what is the value of s(9-4)? (Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols. [5.OA.A.1])

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Question 6: Choose your answer below. (Draw polygons in the coordinate plane given coordinates for the vertices; use coordinates to find the length of a side joining points with the same first coordinate or the same second coordinate. Apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems; Find and position integers and other rational numbers on a horizontal or vertical number line diagram; find and position pairs of integers and other rational numbers on a coordinate plane. [6.G.A.3; 6.NS.C.6.C])

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Questions 7, 8: 25 x 30 = ____ / Choose your answer below. (Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation. [6.NS.B.3])

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Question 9: Choose your answer below. (Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. For example, apply the distributive property to the expression 3 (2 + x) to produce the equivalent expression 6 + 3x; apply the distributive property to the expression 24x + 18y to produce the equivalent expression 6 (4x + 3y); apply properties of operations to y + y + y to produce the equivalent expression 3y. [6.EE.A.3])

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Question 10: What is the greatest common factor (GCF) and least common multiple (LCM) of 5 and 10? (Find the greatest common factor of two whole numbers less than or equal to 100 and the least common multiple of two whole numbers less than or equal to 12. Use the distributive property to express a sum of two whole numbers 1-100 with a common factor as a multiple of a sum of two whole numbers with no common factor. For example, express 36 + 8 as 4 (9 + 2). [6.NS.B.4])

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Question 11: Choose your answer below. (Understand subtraction of rational numbers as adding the additive inverse, p – q = p+ (-q). Show that the distance between two rational numbers on the number line is the absolute value of their difference, and apply this principle in real-world contexts. [7.NS.A.1.C])

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Question 12: Choose your answer below. (Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division and of fractions to multiply and divide rational numbers. [7.NS.A.2])

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Questions 13, 14: Joe is 188cm tall. After being exposed to an electromagnetic shrinking machine, Joe shrank a total of 60 centimeters over 1.5 seconds. His height decreased by the same amount each second. Joe wants to figure out how much his height changed each second. Write an expression to solve the problem above using l to represent length, t to represent time, and r to represent the rate his height shrinks. / Using the expression you created in Question 13, solve the equation to find out how much Joe’s height changed each second. (Use variables to represent quantities in a real-world or mathematical problem, and construct simple equations and inequalities to solve problems by reasoning about the quantities. [7.EE.B.4])

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Question 15: 2x + 3x = ____ (Apply properties of operations as strategies to add, subtract, factor, and expand linear expressions with rational coefficients. [7.EE.A.1])

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Finally, complete a Math post-assessment with your student to track your student’s progress!

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